John and David are joined by guest host Ruth Marcus to discuss Biden’s infrastructure win, Trump’s January 6 obstruction, and the Rittenhouse trial.
Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
Adie Tomer, Joseph W. Kane, Caroline George, and Andrew Bourne, for The Brookings Institution: “America Has An Infrastructure Bill. What Happens Next?”
Ruth Marcus for the Washington Post: “At Yale Law School, a Party Invitation Ignites a Firestorm”
Josh Dawsey, Isaac Stanley-Becker, and Michael Scherer for The Washington Post: “Donors Threatened to Shun the Gop After Jan. 6. Now, Republicans Are Outraising Democrats.”
Sandy West for Kaiser Health News: “‘Drinking Through a Lead Straw’ — $15B Approved to Fix Dangerous Water Pipes”
The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth, by Jonathan Rauch
Here’s this week’s chatter:
Ruth: Julian Mark for The Washington Post: “A Fertility Center Mixed Up Two Couples’ Embryos, Lawsuit Says. When They Found Out, They Had To Trade Babies.”
David: David is leading an “Exploring a Secret Fort” tour of Fort DeRussy in Washington, D.C. for Atlas Obscura and Airbnb; Jonathan D. Karl for The Atlantic: “The Man Who Made January 6th Possible”
John: Pew Research Center: “Where Do You Fit In The Political Typology?”
Listener chatter from Tsur Somerville: Reuters: “Wandering Dog is Istanbul Commuters' Best Friend”
For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment Ruth, John, and David discuss the controversy over the founding of the University of Austin.
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Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.
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